Nissan Maxima Service and Repair Manual: Instrument panel assembly

Exploded View

Nissan Maxima. INSTRUMENT PANEL ASSEMBLY

  1. Center speaker grille (if equipped)
  2. Tweeter speaker grille (LH)
  3. Front defroster grille (LH)
  4. Instrument panel
  5. Instrument side finisher (LH)
  6. Lower knee protector (LH)
  7. Instrument lower panel (LH)
  8. Fuse block cover
  9. Steering column lower cover (power tilt)
  10. Steering column screw finisher (LH) (power tilt)
  11. Steering column side cover (LH) (power tilt)
  12. Steering column side cover (RH) (power tilt)
  13. Steering column upper cover (power tilt)
  14. Steering column screw cover finisher (RH) (power tilt)
  15. Combination meter
  16. Multifunction switch (with color display) or A/C switch assembly (with monochrome display)
  17. Cluster lid D
  18. Steering column upper cover (manual tilt)
  19. Steering column lower cover (manual tilt)
  20. Steering column screw finisher (LH) (manual tilt)
  21. Steering column screw cover finisher (RH) (manual tilt)
  22. Cluster lid A
  23. Cluster lid C (with color display)
  24. Cluster lid C lower finisher (with monochrome display)
  25. Cluster lid C (with monochrome display)
  26. Glove box assembly
  27. Instrument side finisher (RH)
  28. Tweeter speaker grille (RH)
  29. Front defroster grille (RH)
    Clip
    Metal clip

Removal and Installation

CAUTION:

  • Be careful not to scratch instrument panel pad and other parts.
  • Before servicing, turn ignition switch OFF, disconnect both battery terminals and wait at least three minutes.

REMOVAL

  1. Disconnect the negative and positive battery terminals, then wait at least three minutes. Refer to PG-67, "Removal and Installation (Battery)".
  2. Remove the steering wheel. Refer to ST-17, "Removal and Installation".
  3. Using a suitable tool, gently remove both instrument panel side finishers (1).

Nissan Maxima. Removal and Installation

  1. Remove the instrument lower panel (LH) (1). Refer to IP-19, "Removal and Installation".
  2. Remove the steering column covers. Refer to IP-13, "Removal and Installation".
  3. Remove cluster lid A. Refer to IP-16, "Removal and Installation".
  4. Remove the combination meter. Refer to MWI-122, "Removal and Installation".
  5. Remove the glove box assembly. Refer to IP-20, "Removal and Installation".
  6. Remove the front passenger air bag module. Refer to SR-17, "Removal and Installation".
  7. Remove cluster lid D. Refer to IP-18, "Removal and Installation".
  8. Remove cluster lid C. Refer to IP-17, "Removal and Installation".
  9. Remove the display screen. Refer to AV-75, "Removal and Installation" (BASE AUDIO), AV-163, "Removal and Installation" (BOSE W/MONOCHROME DISPLAY), AV-484, "Removal and Installation" (BOSE W/COLOR DISPLAY) or AV-655, "Removal and Installation" (BOSE W/COLOR DISPLAY W/ NAVI).
  10. Remove the front pillar finishers (LH/RH). Refer to INT-24, "Removal and Installation".
  11. Remove the center console side finishers (LH/RH). Refer to IP-21, "Exploded View".
  12. Remove both tweeter speaker grilles and disconnect the harness connectors.
  13. Remove the tweeter speakers (LH/RH). Refer to AV-76, "Removal and Installation" (BASE AUDIO), AV- 166, "Removal and Installation" (BOSE W/MONOCHROME DISPLAY), AV-490, "Removal and Installation" (BOSE W/COLOR DISPLAY) or AV-661, "Removal and Installation" (BOSE W/COLOR DISPLAY W/ NAVI).
  14. Remove the center speaker (if equipped). Refer to AV-165, "Removal and Installation" BOSE W/MONOCHROME DISPLAY), AV-489, "Removal and Installation" (BOSE W/COLOR DISPLAY) or AV-660, "Removal and Installation" (BOSE W/COLOR DISPLAY W/NAVI).
  15. Remove the remaining instrument panel screws (A).
  16. Disconnect the audio harness connectors located near the RH A-pillar.
  17. Lift the instrument panel high enough in order to disconnect the harness clip attached to the air duct, and all the necessary harness connectors, then remove the instrument panel.

Nissan Maxima. Removal and Installation

INSTALLATION

Installation is in the reverse order of removal.

  • If replacing the instrument panel, transfer all the necessary parts to the new instrument panel.
    Removal and installation

    Steering column covers